Last time I checked we were happily going our merry way in April and all of a sudden…it’s May! That means 1/3 of 2017 is gone! While I love Spring and the warmer weather it brings, we tend to get weeks of rain, which means we spend many hours in doors. However, that also means we must plan our meals a little more carefully, because we don’t want to be standing out in the rain or making unnecessary trips to the store.
May is a busy month for most families. You have graduations, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and a host of other activities all squeezed in to one single month. That’s why I love making these meal plans. I have kept slow cooker meals on Sundays and Wednesdays and now have grilled recipes on Friday nights, as that is when we typically have friends over and choose to grill out, while watching the kids play.
Feel free to move any of the recipes around as needed to fit your family’s schedule. There is a variety of meats (fish, chicken, beef, pork) as well as soups and salads to hopefully keep everyone happy. My hope each month is that you will find some new favorites to add to your own must have rotation. Once again I have included some quick and easy Breakfast, Lunch, Snack and Dessert ideas to help you throughout the month.
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The printable file is a PDF, which you can easily download and view or print from your own computer. The underlined words in the file are clickable links that will take you directly to the recipe. If you have any recipes you would like considered for our weekly round-ups or monthly menus, please feel free to submit them HERE.
Annette has been married to her husband and best friend since 2003. Together they are raising their six children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES and FREE PRINTABLES for homeschool families. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, homemaking and marriage while trying to maintain her sanity. She is also the owner of Thrifty Homeschoolers where she shares her tips on homeschooling without breaking the bank.